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Graduate-Level Scholarships and Grants

Students at the graduate level have unique needs and unique opportunities.

The Financial Aid Office can connect students with helpful resources.

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The Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

The TEACH grant is a non-need–based grant program that provides up to $4,000* per year to students who are enrolled full time in the Master of Education.

Students must:

  • be accepted into the Master of Education program at Cabrini to be eligible
  • agree to teach in a high-need field, at a low-income elementary or secondary school as a highly qualified teacher for at least four years, within eight years of completing the program for which the TEACH Grant is awarded
  • sign a service agreement to this effect and complete all required counseling prior to receiving the TEACH grant

If the student subsequently fails to meet the requirements of the service agreement, the TEACH grant will be treated as a Direct Unsubsidized Loan and the student must repay funds with interest accrued from the date of disbursement.

To be eligible for this Federal Grant opportunity, a student must:

  1. Be fully accepted into the Master of Education degree program at Cabrini University
  2. Enter with at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average and/or maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 while attending Cabrini
  3. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  4. Submit a TEACH Grant Request form to the Financial Aid Office
  5. Complete the TEACH Grant counseling prior to signing the Agreement to Serve
  6. Sign the Agreement to Serve for each year of TEACH grant eligibility

To learn more about the benefits of the TEACH Grant, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 610.902.8422.

Due to the Budget Control Act of 2011 and federal sequestration , TEACH Grant Funds (where the first disbursement is on or after October 1, 2022, and before October 1, 2023) requires a reduction of 5.7% from the award amount for which the student would otherwise have been eligible. 

For example, a full-time student who is eligible for a $4,000 annual award will receive $3,862 for the year.